Measures the change in the premium of an option and compares it to a one-day change in time-to-maturity. The longer an option’s time to expiration, the more valuable an option is. High theta options are favored by option sellers because options have a high rate of time decay.
The name for the eighth letter οf the Modern Greek alphabet, ninth in Old Greek.
Origin of theta
Greek thētaof Phoenician origin Hebrew ṭêtteth
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the Ancient Greek θῆτα (thēta).
Theta Sentence Examples
Under the general heading "Analysis" occur the subheadings "Foundations of Analysis," with the topics theory of functions of real variables, series and other infinite processes, principles and elements of the differential and of the integral calculus, definite integrals, and calculus of variations; "Theory of Functions of Complex Variables," with the topics functions of one variable and of several variables; "Algebraic Functions and their Integrals," with the topics algebraic functions of one and of several variables, elliptic functions and single theta functions, Abelian integrals; "Other Special Functions," with the topics Euler's, Legendre's, Bessel's and automorphic functions; "Differential Equations," with the topics existence theorems, methods of solution, general theory; "Differential Forms and Differential Invariants," with the topics differential forms, including Pfaffians, transformation of differential forms, including tangential (or contact) transformations, differential invariants; "Analytical Methods connected with Physical Subjects," with the topics harmonic analysis, Fourier's series, the differential equations of applied mathematics, Dirichlet's problem; "Difference Equations and Functional Equations," with the topics recurring series, solution of equations of finite differences and functional equations.
Did none of theta bow down before holy fathers and saintly confessors to obtain absolution?
Cloning and characterization of a theta class glutathione transferase from the potato pathogen Phytophthora infestans.
It contains an interactive Java applet showing the effects of changing lambda, distance and theta values, which can be altered.
This document file will contain three columns with the three Eulerian angles psi, theta, and phi.